2nd Lieutenant, 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade
8/14/2007, Paktika, Afghanistan
Polish Army officer, 2nd Lieutenant Lukasz Kurowski, was fatally wounded 14th August 2007, during an attack on a convoy by Taliban insurgents, about 20km from the city of Gardez. He died on his way to a military field hospital.
Aged 28, he served as the commander of a tank platoon in the 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade based in Swietoszow, Poland. Kurowski had enlisted in the service in 2003, and had been serving in Afghanistan with an advisory group based in Gardez since September 2006. He was married.